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Signs Point to Neutron-Star Crash

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Science  13 May 2005:
Vol. 308, Issue 5724, pp. 939
DOI: 10.1126/science.308.5724.939a

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Summary

Astronomers think they have witnessed their first colossal crash of two neutron stars, an event that has tantalized theorists for decades.